'Nanogardens' Sprout Up On The Surface Of A Penny
Engineers have figured out a way to get crystals to form rose and tulip sculptures, each smaller than a strand of hair. The gardens sprout up on a penny dipped in a salt solution. The technique is similar to 3-D printing and could one day be used to make any complex shape.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us (Source: NPR Health and Science)
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Unnecessary Breast Biopsy Surgery Performed On More Than One Third Of Texas Women Diagnosed With A Breast Mass
Many women in Texas who are found to have an abnormality on routine mammogram or discover a lump in one of their breasts end up having an old-fashioned surgical biopsy to find out whether the breast abnormality is malignant. Since 2001, national expert panels have recommended that the first course of action for women with breast lumps or masses should be minimally invasive biopsy. Minimally invasive biopsies are most commonly done under ultrasonographic or X-ray guidance, with either a fine needle or preferably a "core tissue extraction" needle... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)